Arts Garage, 94 NE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach, United States
Svetlana & The Delancey Five
Come with us on this powerful and emotional jazz journey with Svetlana & The Delancey Five. Growing up in Soviet Russia, Svetlana found solace in music as she dreamt of opportunities awaiting her future. Svetlana revisits her childhood experiences through song as she reflects on moments of joy, passion, fantasy and hope! So join us April 25th at 8PM for Svetlana & The Delancey Five in their show, "Dreaming & Leaving a Dream"!
Svetlana Shmulyian: Vocals
Willerm Delisfort: Piano
Henry Conerway III: Drums
Chuck Bergeron: Bass
RYan Redden: Saxophone
Jason Charos: Trumpet
Russian by birth - American by music: Svetlana is a New York-based acclaimed chart-topping vocalist, composer, band leader, educator, and a Manhattan School of Music MA and Columbia PhD graduate. She is a receipent of a grant from Jazz Road/South Arts funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation with additional support from Andrew Mellon Foundation. She is a Finalist of the Paul Carr's 2019 Discovery Act Competition, finalist of the American Music Abroad program, and an alternate of the 2019-20 American traditions vocal competitions. Svetlana’s sound blends swing, straight-ahead jazz and original material, forging deep connections with audiences with her strong vocals, charismatic performance style, exciting improvisational aspects of performance, and engaging storytelling. Svetlana's latest record, Night at the Movies, debuted #1 on US Billboard Traditional Jazz Album Charts in 2019 (produced by Grammy Award winning Matt Pierson, and arranged by Gill Goldstein - ft Wycliffe Gordon, Sullivan Fortner, Pasqualle Grasso, Rogerio Boccato, Jon Eric Kelso and more) and has been distributed in Japan by the Inpartmaint label. Svetlana's album Night at the Speakeasy (produced by Grammy Award winning Guy Eckstine and ft Wycliffe Gordon) has been released to critical acclaim on Origin Records in 2015, charted on US Jazz Radio charts. Both of Svetlana’s records have played on jazz radio globally and
were among the “top of the year” critics lists.
Svetlana has performed professionally since 2011 after reaching success as management consultant and associate professor at Columbia University - and has toured with her various bands nationally and internationally since 2017, headlining hundreds of sold out shows in in the US and abroad. Svetlana and her band have headlined sold out shows in renown jazz clubs, performing arts centers in the US (Blue note / Blue note festival, RegattaBar, Jazz Standard, DC Jazz Festival) and some internationally (Tel Aviv Blues Festival, Jesuralem Globus Festival, Italian Rovigo Jazz Festival, India’s Total Environment Foundation, Canada’s Jazz Bistro, and more) - holding crowds breathless from intimate house concerts to 1,500 people strong outdoor series in Brooklyn, NY, delivering "great sounding, great looking, highly entertaining unique tight show - with big sound and deeply personal sincere connection with the audience!" (Festival Presenter, USA).
About The Host: Arts Garage delivers innovative, diverse, meaningful and accessible visual and performing arts experiences to Delray Beach and the South Florida community.
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